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2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Undergraduate Research in Astronomy Microcredential

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At least one high impact, applied learning, or integrative learning experience (curricular or co-curricular)

Equivalent of at least 4 weeks of fulltime undergraduate research experience working on an astronomy-related project. REU and other summer experiences are preferred. The project must be unique to this micro-credential.

A culminating experience with a self-reflective component (may overlap with the high impact etc. learning experience)

  1. Written report in the style of a peer-reviewed article OR oral or poster presentation at a national meeting, local meeting, colloquium, etc. as approved by the coordinator
  2. Written reflection submitted in response to two prompts. 300-600 word responses with draft and revision
  • Describe the ways that your project integrated skills and concepts you studied in your college courses. Provide specific examples and link to specific course numbers.
  • Describe one challenge that you encountered while working on your project and how you responded to this challenge.

Integrative Curricular Microcredential in Undergraduate Research in Astronomy, 6-12 Credits

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